New on DVD & Blu-Ray: Selma, Fifty Shades of Grey, and More
May 5, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
This week on home video, we’ve got a integrate of Oscar nominees (including one that indeed took home a trophy), a most expected book instrumentation for a ladies, a few Certified Fresh TV seasons, and a array of smaller films of varying degrees of quality. Read on for a full list.
Selma (2014) 99%
Maybe if David Oyelowo had shaved his eyebrows like Steve Carell, he would have edged him out for a Best Actor nomination. We’ll never know, though, and if you’re a voting member of AMPAS, you’re substantially confident with Selma‘s Best Song win. On a other hand, flattering most everybody else yet Oyelowo’s description of Martin Luther King, Jr. during a pivotal 1965 marches in Alabama deserved some-more recognition. Selma depicts King’s efforts to coax legislative reexamination of voting rights for African-Americans, eventually ensuing in a thoroughfare of a Voting Rights Act, interjection to a array of pacific marches he helped orchestrate. Few critics had anything disastrous to contend about a film, and Oyelowo’s opening was a large partial of a reason it notched a Certified Fresh 99 percent on a Tomatometer. Both timely and historically significant, this is substantially value a watch. Unless, we know, we hatred freedom.
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) 25%
What famously began as Twilight fan-fiction and culminated in a hugely successful — though critically panned — large shade instrumentation has come and left from theaters, though if we missed your possibility to see Dakota Johnson’s bust projected opposite 100-foot screens on Valentine’s Day, a DVD/Blu-ray comes out this week. Oh, there’s other things in a movie, of course, like Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey, a large billionaire with an SM fetish, Marcia Gay Harden as Christian’s mother, a helicopter, and some whips. But this is usually a initial installment of a designed trilogy formed on a novels by E.L. James (formerly famous as E.L. Fudge), so heroic Anastasia Steele (Johnson) has dual some-more cinema to remonstrate Christian to open adult and pat her some-more affectionately. The critics gave Fifty Shades of Grey a 25 percent, though if you’re examination this, we know what you’re removing into, and a measure is substantially of small significance.
ALSO AVAILABLE THIS WEEK:
Mr. Turner (2014) (98 percent), starring Timothy Spall in Mike Leigh’s Oscar-nominated biopic of British painter J.M.W. Turner.
Winter Sleep (2014) (88 percent), a Certified Fresh Turkish play about a man, his wife, and his sister experiencing a dour winter holed adult in a hotel he owns and runs.
Black Sea (2015) (82 percent), starring Jude Law and Scoot McNairy in Kevin Macdonald’s Certified Fresh thriller about a submarine captain who puts together a organisation to go after a fallen treasure.
Amira Sam (2015) (74 percent), starring Jay Baruchel and Dina Shihabi in a regretful comedy about a fight oldster who falls for a Iraqi lady who seeks preserve with him after encountering immigration troubles.
The Last 5 Years (2015) (60 percent), starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan in an instrumentation of a low-pitched about a writer who falls in adore with a struggling actress.
Miss Julie (2014) (48 percent), starring Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell in Liv Ullmann’s play about a male and lady in 1800s Ireland intent in a diversion of betrayal and abhorrence over a march of one night.
Black or White (2015) (37 percent), starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer in a play about a male battling for control of his mixed-race granddaughter with her consanguine grandmother.
Lost River (2015) (30 percent), starring Christina Hendricks in Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, about a mom perplexing to strengthen her sons in a dreamlike chronicle of Detroit.
Parenthood: Season Six (2014) (100 percent), as good as a finish array box set, are both accessible on DVD.
Masters of Sex: Season Two (2014) (97 percent), starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, is accessible on DVD and Blu-ray.
Broadchurch: Season Two (2015) (85 percent), starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman, is also accessible on DVD Blu-ray.
Halt and Catch Fire: Season One (2014) (78 percent), starring Mackenzie Davis and Lee Pace, is accessible on DVD and Blu-ray.